Illustrator Assignments

Monday, December 14, 2020

Week 17 2020 Post Card

Dec. 14 -18, 2020

Objective: Using rulers & Guides
Assignment: Postcard: Front & Back
Size: 6" x 4" 200 resolution
Description: Use rules and guides to layout boarders for a post card. Use any image you want and place in text that relates to the image. Create both a back and front for the post card.
Save Files: 8lastnameFI_postcard.psd
8lastnameFI_postcardback.jpg
8lastnameFI_postcardfront.jpg



Video Tutorial



Grouping Layers

Shape Tool

Creating the back of the post card.

Create 3D Post Card
From Photoshop

Monday, December 7, 2020

Week 16 2020 Brushes

December 7 - 11, 2020

Objective: Change color and shape of a brush.
Assignments: Brushes
Details: Download 10 Photoshop brush libraries from the Internet. You will create 3 different images only using brushes, paint buckets, gradients and filter effects.
http://myphotoshopbrushes.com/
Dimensions: Brushes 100 pts. (6" x 4" 200 res)
Save As: Brush1.jpg, Brush2.jpg, Brush3.jpg.



Video Tutorials:





Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Week 15 2020 Ten Fonts

November 30 - December 3, 2020

Objective: Using fonts and apply Layer Styles
Assignment:  10Text.psd
Details: Come up with a theme and type ten words related to your theme. Use different different fonts, layer styles to apply glows and shadow, and other effects.
Dimensions: 6"x4" 200 Resolution

Download fonts at: http://www.dafont.com/










Video Tutorials:

Alternate Software:
https://pixlr.com/x/
Google Drawings


Business Card
-Logo
-Name
-Job Title
-Address
-Phone
-Email
-website



Assignments
-10text.psd 50 pts. (6"x4" 200 res)
-businesscard.psd 50 pts. (3"x2" 200 res)

 Examples: http://www.vistaprint.com/

Extras: Text Effects http://photoshopcafe.com/
-Fire Text http://10steps.sg/tutorials/photoshop/text-on-fire-effect/
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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Week 13 2020: Mask Layer, Shadows & Reflections

Nov. 16 - 19, 2020

Objective: Adding details like shadows or reflections.
Assignment: Mask Layer, Shadows & Reflections
Details: Cutout and image place it into a new background then add a shadow or reflection.

Save As: Cutout1_XX.psd, Cutout2_XX.psd
Export As: Cutout1_XX.jpg, Cutout2_XX.jpg

























Assignment: Profile Picture
Details: Take a picture of yourself then download a new hairstyle and add some new facial parts. Change the background.





















Thursday, November 12, 2020

Week 13 2020: Fixit Part 2

Nov. 16 - 19, 2020

Objective: Use Photoshop tools to enhance photos.
Assignment: Fix the images in the Fixit folder. Use the clone stamp tool and healing tools to touch up the images.
Link: Images Gallery
Download: Fixit_

Save As:
Redeyedit.psd
Export As: Redeyedit.psd

Red Eye, Healing Patch & Change color



Video Tutorial Red Eye  & Spot Healing Brush


Video Tutorial Color Change


Lighten image


Sharpen image: Download




Video Tutorials
Red Eye, Healing Patch & Change color

Lighten image

Sharpen image



Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Week 12b 2020: Fix it Part 1

November 9-12, 2020

Objective: Use Photoshop tools to enhance photos.
Assignment: Fix the images in the Fixit Gallery. Use the clone stamp tool and healing tools to touch up the images.

Link: Images Gallery
Download: Fixit_

Save As: Fixed_XX.psd
Export As: Fixed_XX.jpg


Clone Stamp Tool







From Photoshop


Assignment
-fixit 50pts

Clone Stamp Tool


Touch ups & adding color using layer blends



;-)

Distort


Liquify Filter

Monday, November 9, 2020

Week 12 2020: Photoshop Tour

November 9 - 12, 2020

Objective: Learn the how to use Filters to create textures.
Assignment: Photoshop Tour
Details: Go to the Learn window and follow the Photoshop Tour. Save your work.

Save As: 04_Photoshop Tour.psd
Export As: 04_Photoshop Tour.jpg



Example:


Monday, November 2, 2020

Week 11 2020: Photoshop Wallpapers

November 2 - 5, 2020

Objective: Learn the how to use Filters to create textures.
Assignment: Photoshop Wallpapers.

Photoshop



Create 5 Desktop Wallpapers using filters in Photoshop.
Start out by creating a 1920 px x 1440 px image 72 resolution.
Start by going to filters/render/clouds. Then experiment with all the different filter effects. Each texture you create use a minimum of 5 filter effect. On the 11th texture, open an image of yourself and use the liquify filter effect to distort yourself.



 Photoshop Filters



Photoshop Hot Keys
-Add Color : Command + B (Color Balance)

-Change color : Command + U (Hue/Saturation)






Assignment
-Wallpaper1.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper2.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper3.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper4.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper5.psd 20 pt.

With pictures
-Wallpaper6.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper7.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper8.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper9.psd 20 pt.
-Wallpaper10.psd 20 pt.

Assignment: On the 11th texture, open an image of yourself and use the liquify filter effect to distort yourself.


-Texture11.psd 20 pt. (Distorted image of yourself)

Photoshop Filter

Photoshop Liquify Filter

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Week 10 2020: STEAM Rush Video

  Oct. 26 - 29, 2020


Objective:  Learn: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or Math
Assignment: STEAM Video
Details: Create a project folder on your computer. Save images, video and audio related to your STEAM career. Use Adobe Rush to insert all your media.



Save As: STEAM_Video
Export As: STEAM_Video_XX.mp4

Example:

Video Tutorial: 






Thursday, October 22, 2020

Week 9b 2020: STEAM Video Title

  Oct. 19 - 22, 2020


Objective:  Learn: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or Math
Assignment: STEAM Video Title
Details: Create a video title in Photoshop
Demotions: 1920w X 1080h px 72ppi


Save As: STEAM_title.psd
Export As: STEAM_title.jpg

Example:














Video Tutorial: 
Photoshop: Creating a Video Title Part 1


Monday, October 19, 2020

Week 9 2020: STEAM Project

 Oct. 19 - 22, 2020


Objective:  
Assignment: STEAM Video
Details: Pick a topic


I Heart Tech KickOff!

 

https://pages.adobe.com/ihearttech/en/event-schedule

 

What you will do
Explore careers in technology from Adobe employees working in technical roles
Learn Adobe Rush or Adobe Spark with online workshops
Create a video or web page about a dream STEAM job (due by October 26)
Join the online awards ceremony on October 29th
Utah high school students will imagine their own STEAM dream job in a video or web page and can submit it to win a prize.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Week 8 2020: Game Graphics & Coding

Oct. 12 - 14, 2020

Objective: Export Vector Graphics
Assignment: Code Game Graphics
Details: Using Scratch, import graphics and code your game.
Links: Scratch
Downloads: Scratch Sizes 480 x 360 pixels

 
http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/28278196/

1. Basic X Moving
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6YoWFrqyGg

2. How to Animate a Walking Sprite
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59LPCaHHgO8

3. How to Jump
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfaXb3t6jVI


Scratch Coding Tips: https://goo.gl/photos/nQx1pgzS2VzT6Y4SA

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Monday, October 5, 2020

Week 7 2020: Game Design

October 5 - 8, 2020

Assignment: Game Design
Details: 
You have just been hired to design a video game. Come up with a name, logo, then create your character. 
Links: Scratch
Downloads: Scratch Sizes 480 x 360 pixels

Save As: 04_Game Design_XX.ai
Export As: 04_Game Design_XX.png


-Game Name, Game Logo 25pts.
-Game 1st character 25pts.



Name of and title or logo.


First Level








Monday, September 28, 2020

Week 6 2020: Nine Characters

Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, 2020

Objective: Duplicate & Change
Assignment: Design 9 Characters
Details: Watch the video below. Create nine of your own unique characters.

Save As:
04_9characters.ai
Export As: 04_9characters.png


Video Tutorial

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Week 5 2020: T-Shirt Design

September 21-24, 2020

Assignment: T-Shirt & Pin Design
Description: Create a T-Shirt & Pin Design representing Skills USA for the state of Utah.

Must include the following:
-Color: Red, White & Blue. 
-Text: SkillsUSA, Utah, 2021

Save As: 09_T-Shirt Design_XX.ai
Export As: 09_T-Shirt Design_XX.png






 Video Tutorial:

Illustrator: 008 T-Shirt Design


Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Week 4b 2020: Media Layouts

September 14-18, 2020

Objective: Placing Graphics for different sizes.
Assignments: Business Card, Web Header, Video Title, & Magazine Ad.
Description: Use your logo place in each of the design layouts.
Download Media Template

Save As: 007_MediaLayouts_XX.ai
Save As: 007_MediaLayouts_XX.png





 Video Tutorials: